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In Pictures Then And Now: The Real IRA, Sinn Fein And Dublin Remember The Easter Rising

by | 5th, April 2010

THE Real IRA were at the Republican Easter commemoration ceremony at Creggan cemetery in Londonderry. They came to mark the Sinn Fein ‘Easter Rising’ of 1916 against British rule. The short-lived rebellion claimed the lives of 794 civilians and 521 police and soldiers. Republican prisoners have barricaded themselves into a dining hall at Northern Ireland’s top security jail. Twenty-eight inmates have blocked the doors of the room at Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams addresses a rally in Milltown Cemetery. Taoiseach Brian Cowen greeted President Mary McAleese at the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin. There was no trouble. There were no bombs. Diplomacy rules…

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Masked members of the Real IRA at a Republican Easter commemoration ceremony at Creggan cemetery in Londonderry.



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